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GY-20559-82

David N. Herskovits
Unaffiliated Independent Scholar

A New Translation of Sophocles' Philoctetes

To support a new verse translation of Sophocles' PHILOCTETES, with particular attention to the usage and significance of classical Greek metrical forms in the play and with the aim of producing a contemporary version suitable for performance in the modern theater.

Project fields:
Classical Literature; Classics; Languages, General

Program:
Younger Scholars, 2/76 - 2/85

Division:
Public Programs

Total amounts:
$1,695 (approved)
$1,695 (awarded)

Grant period:
5/1/1982 – 8/31/1982